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Bunion Corrector

 bunions

Bunion Corrector (pair)

A bunion night splint can be used to reduce the need to use surgical intervention for a bunion joint. This product is used to correct bunions while you are sleeping.

Treat your bunions while you sleep!

Before bed, slip on our Bunion Night Splint. The plastic brace straps your toe firmly in position while soft foam soothes the tender area. Overnight, tight tendons and toe muscles stretch. Podiatrists recommend this for patients who don't want painful, costly bunion surgery. Washable. Adjustable with Velcro. Not recommended for those with diabetes.


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Causes of Bunions
  • The most important causative factor is poor fitting footwear. This accounts for an higher incidence among women then men.

  • Family history of bunions

  • Abnormal foot function, excessive pronation. If a chiropodist/ podiatrist uses this term he is referring to excessive rolling in of the foot at the ankle joint while you are walking. For a more detailed explanation of the biomechanics of bunions click here.

  • Rheumatoid or osteoarthritis.

  • Genetic and neuromuscular diseases which can result in a muscular imbalance such as Down's syndrome.

  • If one leg is longer then the other, the longer leg is more inclined to develop a bunion.

  • If the ligaments in the feet are very weak.

  • In some cases, bunions can occur due to trauma or injury to the feet.
Treatments for Bunions
  • Click on the below image to cure this condition.

  • Wear wide fitting shoes, preferably with a leather upper which will allow a stretch

  • Avoid high heeled shoes.

  • Bunion exercises will help to keep the joint flexible, click here to view recommended exercises.

  • Bunion surgery may be required in some patients, however this should only be considered when all non-surgical treatment options have been used. Bunion surgery has improved dramatically over the last 20 years but it still cannot guarantee a total recovery and often post operative complications such as calluses and corns can occur depending on the procedure used. Click here to view the different types of procedures available.

  • If your bunion becomes painful, red and swollen, try using ice on the joint and elevate the foot on a stool.

  • Apply a commercial bunion pad, making sure it is not too rigid or medicated.

  • Orthotics can help slow the progression of the bunion and also treat the associated symptoms, view the Dr Foot Work Insoles

  • Bunion Night Splints can reduce the size of the bunion. This will straighten the bunion while you sleep.

  • A Bunion Shield can reduce the pain over the bunion.

  • Apply a moisturizer such as flexitol heel balm twice daily to hard skin or corns and use a pumice stone to reduce the thickness of the hard skin.
Preventing Bunions

Bunions are often preventable by wearing shoes that fit properly. The part of the shoe that accommodates the toes should be wide enough for the toes not to be forced together. This means that the tops of the four smaller toes, when resting on the insole of a shoe, should be about level with one another.

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Our bunion products range treat every aspect of a bunion. Bunion night splints correct a bunion while you sleep and can prevent the need for bunion surgery. Insoles and orthotics correct the bunion while you walk. Our silicone product range give instant relief for painful bunions by reducing friction and irritation between adjacent toes and aligning your big toe. They also absorb pressure on the bunion joint and prevent rubbing against the shoe.

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Other Tips:
  • High-heeled or tight-fitting shoes should be avoided.

  • Applying padding over the bunion may help.